Radio 4 Thought For The Day, 23 Nov 2013

Vicky is a regular on Radio 4′s Today programme, the UK’s flagship morning radio news show, with over 7 million listeners. She delivers their Thought For The Day broadcast and is the youngest of their religious contributors. You can listen to it here. The script is below. The humble wardrobe was given magical significance by the story […]

Radio 4 Thought For The Day, 16 Nov 2013

[You can listen here] However chilly it feels to us in the UK at the moment, it’s nothing compared to the icy temperatures experienced by Prince Harry who recently spent the night in a freezer. This army training facility exposed him to temperatures of minus 35 degrees and icy winds of 45 miles per hour. It […]

Trolling, social media & super-powers

This week I wrote for the Independent on the ‘super-powers’ that social media give to us; namely the ability to act as though we were invisible. This piece explores trolling, morality and anonymity. Sir John Pendry has received the Institute of Physics’ most prestigious award for his work on an “invisibility cloak”. Such news makes my […]

Viral vicar’s wedding flashmob

This week I wrote for the Independent on ‘viral vicar’ Kate Bottley and the wedding flashmob video that took social media by storm. It got me thinking about the ways we approach church and whether or not we are gearing our services for a young, ‘digitally native’ generation. Church is usually assumed to be a […]